The Grande Ballroom

The Grande Ballroom is a two-story music venue built in 1921 on Grand River Street in Detroit. Much like the Vanity Ballroom, the Grande had a retail space on the first floor, with the ballroom being on the second floor. Music acts that played at the Grande in the late 60's and early 70's included Pink Floyd, John Coltrane Cream, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Janis Joplin, The MC5, Sun Ra and The Stooges.